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Published: 24 October 2013

358 Pages | 6 black and white images


ISBN: 9780199681228

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Politics of Security

British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Holger Nehring

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 International licence
  • Highlights the cultural and social foundations of activism
  • Makes the Cold War comprehensible as a war with a substantial impact on British and West German society
  • Combines comparative and transnational history in innovative ways
  • Emphasizes the importance of British activist traditions for German protest cultures
  • Highlights the importance of memories of the Second World War for analysing how people experienced the Cold War

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